Man gets life in prison for Fresno attorney murders

FRESNO, Calif.

/*Corey Lyons*/ was sentenced to 50 years to life plus two life sentences without the possibility of parole -- in a Santa Barbara courtroom.

He was convicted of fatally shooting his brother /*Daniel Lyons*/, 55, and his brother's longtime girlfriend /*Barbara Scharton*/, 48, in their Santa Barbara home, in May of 2009.

Lyons was a building contractor and was apparently involved in a legal dispute with his brother.

Prosecutors believe money for construction costs was the motive for the killings.

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